Open Career Positions at Family Eldercare

Experienced professionals who reside in the Austin area (NO relocation assistance) and share our core values of integrity, stewardship, collaboration, compassion, excellence, passion, and commitment are invited to send resumes and compensation expectations to:

Human Resources at [email protected] or

Mail to: 1700 Rutherford Lane / Austin, TX 78754 and Attn to: Human Resources.


Grants & Contracts Manager

Posted: March 12, 2018
Job Summary:

The Grants and Contracts Manager is responsible for securing budgeted revenue from private foundation, corporate, and government grant funding sources in the areas of senior services, services for individuals with disabilities, and related areas. This includes carrying and growing a portfolio of funders, writing and submitting grant applications, proposals, letters of interest, reports, and collateral material to existing and prospective donors and government funders, while closely collaborating with our Director of Development and Communications.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain grants calendar, meet all deadlines for submissions and reporting
  • Prepare and submit grant applications, proposals, contracts, program outcome updates, and reports on an ongoing basis
  • Research and evaluate prospective and current funders on an ongoing basis
  • Maintain accurate records of grant-related information on the grants calendar and in grant files
  • Develop compelling case statements and client success stories to use in grant requests and create, edit, and maintain boilerplate narratives as needed
  • Collaborate with the Leadership Team to match budgeted program needs with existing and new funding opportunities
  • Create new project budgets as needed, ensure grant contract financial requirements are communicated, and create budget and financial reporting and analysis for all grant applications and reports
  • Gather additional information as needed through research and/or interviews to grasp the concept of a project or program for which funding is sought
  • Monitor grant requirements and share with key staff to ensure outcomes stated in proposals remain appropriate and achievable
  • Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization to better comprehend projects and programs for which grants will be sought
  • Keep in contact with grant-making organizations during their review of a submitted grant application in order to supply additional supportive material in coordination with Director of Development and Communications
  • Provide ongoing status reports to CEO for possible inclusion in Board meetings
  • Use the client database to run queries and reports for statistics necessary for grant and general agency needs.   Work with CEO to maintain existing and develop new statistical tracking methods as needed, both within the client database and through other methods such as Excel spreadsheets
  • Assist with the Audit and Form 900 as they relate to grants
  • Work with Program Directors and CEO on recurring and new grants from governmental sources
  • Provide equitable and respectful services responsive to diverse cultural beliefs and practices, preferred languages, and other communication needs
  • Attend and assist with fundraising events and other events as needed
  • Perform special project as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ professional grant writing and contracts management experience
  • Demonstrated success in a nonprofit work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Office 365 email and electronic calendaring features
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Must pass a criminal background and motor vehicle driving record checks

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of community services, resources, and entitlements and how to access them
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with coworkers and volunteers
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, organize work efficiently, and prioritize response to changing needs of the organization with moderate supervision
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exceptional customer service
  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Ability to make constructive use of professional supervision

Attorney  – Guardianship

Posted: December 1, 2017
Job Summary:

The Attorney provides legal services for our Guardianship Program with administrative support from a Legal Assistant.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as lead attorney for court hearings in Travis and Williams Counties
  • Draft and e-file required guardianship pleadings (inventories, accountings, applications for selling property, etc.)
  • Develop and oversee procedures and systems necessary to comply with Texas Estates Codes and local court rules
  • Establish and maintain liaison relationships with court personnel and attorneys
  • Ensure collection of all applicable fees (attorney, guardianship commission, case management, etc.)
  • Draft and enforce eviction notices, prepare lease agreements, and assist in property management
  • File required attorney fee applications with the court for payment approval
  • Recommend new or revised program guidelines to improve or maintain work quality
  • Perform special projects as assigned
Education, Experience, and Competency Requirements:

Required:

  • Licensed and in good standing with the Texas State Bar
  • Certified as Attorney ad Litem in Guardianship proceedings
  • 5 years’ experience as an Attorney providing Guardianship or Probate and Estate legal services
  • Proficient in Microsoft office 365 applications
  • Working knowledge of Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, and Medicaid community-based and long term care health insurance a plus
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to safely and successfully per form the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.

Click HERE to learn more about Family Eldercare’s Guardianship Program.


Care Manager- Guardianship

Posted: October 31, 2017
Job Summary:

The Care Manager, Guardianship is responsible for developing, assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of assigned caseloads of incapacitated adults receiving Guardianship services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Care Manager completes intake paperwork on eligible clients, including assessment with medical and cognitive impressions with assessment of indicators of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.  He/she establishes, monitors, and revises client care plans, makes referrals for services, and conducts monthly monitoring visits in the home, day habilitation, or medical settings.

Education, Experience, and Competency Requirements:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other human-service field
  • 2 years’ experience in direct client services, case management, and utilizing resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
  • Experience working under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude, providing exemplary customer service, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, effectively respond to changing priorities, and complete assignments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications and Outlook 365
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to safely and successfully per form the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.

Click HERE to learn more about Family Eldercare’s Guardianship Program.


 

Keep Austin Housed AmeriCorp Program: Family Eldercare

Posted: August 31, 2017
Job Summary:

Keep Austin Housed (KAH), a project of Front Steps, affects positive change in the lives of children, youth, and adults who are at-risk of experiencing, currently experiencing, or have formerly experienced homelessness. KAH places 35 full-time members in 10 non-profits in Austin. Members serve 40 hours per week over the course of an 11-month term, in which they work directly with individuals to overcome barriers to housing, employment, and personal stability. In addition to work at their sites, members develop personally and professionally through team building events, trainings, and service opportunities.

Position Description: Family Eldercare’s Money Management Program provides homeless and near homeless seniors, low-income seniors and adults with disabilities with the support they need to live in the community with the maximum amount of independence. Case Management Aids will assist with case management and mentoring support for clients by assessing needs and developing action plans to address stable housing and personal stability goals (E.g. employment, education, application and receipt of financial benefits, life skills seminars, mental health care, substance abuse issues, social activities, budgeting, criminal histories, etc.).  In addition, they will recruit community volunteers through volunteer fairs, community education presentations, media advertisements and other publicity efforts, and outreach to diverse community groups (faith community, businesses, civic groups, universities and college, housing program residents).

Access to a vehicle is required.

Members Will:
  • Work directly with adults who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and/or are formerly homeless.
  • Aid with existing case management services to address specific barriers clients are experiencing regarding his or her housing, employment, and/or personal stability goals.
  • Members will educate the community about homelessness as well as recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in supporting client, site, and project needs.
  • Attend regular trainings and participate in community service projects.
Member Benefits:
  • Living allowance
  • Education award
  • Health Insurance
  • Student loan forbearance on qualified federal loans
  • Professional Development and training opportunities
Requirements:
  • Members must be at least 20 years old
  • Some college experience
  • Work and/or volunteer experience with the homeless populations and/or general service delivery is preferred
  • Reliable transportation with personal vehicle

All Members are required to wear the AmeriCorps logo daily while in service, including at their service sites and while participating in all AmeriCorps-related activities. Members will be required to pass a National Criminal Background Check before beginning service.

For More Information:

Website: http://www.frontsteps.org/what-we-do/keep-austin-housed

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (512) 694-4546

Learn about Family Eldercare’s Money Management Program.

Front Steps Keep Austin Housed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or sexual orientation.

To Apply:

Visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=71280 and click “Apply Now” or visit www.my.americorps.gov, click search listings, and search for Keep Austin Housed.


 

Click HERE to learn more about Family Eldercare’s Money Management Program.


Join the Family Eldercare Staff

Additional direct service and administrative positions available include: AmeriCorps position available. See below for posting

AmeriCorps Positions – 1 Position still open

Did you know that Family Eldercare hosts two (2) full time AmeriCorps members through the Keep Austin Housed Americorps program? We still have one (1) position open.

AmeriCorps members work directly with our clients to access critical community resources and become self-sufficient. If you are interested in working with out agency, or one of nine others in Austin, check out AmeriCorps Facebook page, check out this short video, and fill out an application!